Foyles joins forces with Jacaranda to celebrate black British writers

Foyles bookshop has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its Twenty in 2020 initiative, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 20:34:16 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 09:38:02 UTC ]
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McCall Smith joins Walter Scott Prize 10th anniversary celebrations

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 07:12:31 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Contributors to anthology of black British writing reflect on their influences

A new collection of writing by black British men features a number of distinctive voices, from all walks of life, overlooked by the book trade—until now.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sue Rider joins forces with Northbank Talent

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers and bookshop join forces for homeless charity

Independent publishers have joined forces with a Hackney bookshop for a charity event in aid of helping the homeless.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon joins forces with Big Issue to launch crime writing competition

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern writers celebrated in Read Regional campaign

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abraha joins Jacaranda in newly created role

Magdalene Abraha is leaving Bloomsbury to join Jacaranda Publishers in a newly created role as group editorial and marketing manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thriller writer Ross launches prize celebrating North East

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rai and Patrice celebrate BAME figures from British history

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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